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Tag: Sunita Lakra

Odisha Govt Felicitates Sunita Lakra For Her Contribution To Indian Hockey
Odisha Govt Felicitates Sunita Lakra For Her Contribution To Indian Hockey

Sunita Lakra was also part of the Silver Medal winning Asian Games team in 2018 and Asian Games bronze medal team in 2014, making Odisha and her country very proud. Though she has retired from hockey, she continues to greatly inspire young women players from the state.

India Hockey Team Defender Sunita Lakra Announces Retirement Due To Injury Breakdown

New Delhi: Indian women’s hockey team defender Sunita Lakra, who was part of the 2018 Asian Games silver-winning side, on Thursday announced her international retirement, citing a knee injury which would require another surgery. The 28-year-old said the nagging injury has come in the way of her dream to be a part of India’s Tokyo […]

Odia women hockey players eager for WC, Asian Games

Bhubaneswar: Odia Hockey star Sunita Lakra who led the national women team to runner’s up position in the recently concluded Asian Champions Trophy, on Sunday, said that the team’s prime target is to work on the weaknesses for better performance in upcoming World Cup and Asian Games. Speaking to OTV in her first interview after […]

India thrashes Japan in Women's Asian Champions Trophy opener

Bhubaneswar/Donghae City (Korea): Led by Odisha’s Sunita Lakra, defending champions India started their campaign at Fifth Women’s Asian Champions Trophy Hockey Tournament with a bang as they beat World No.12 Japan 4-1 here at the Sunrise Stadium. Young Navneet Kaur starred in India’s victory with a hat-trick of goals in the seventh, 25th and 55th minute while Anupa […]

Asian Champions Trophy Hockey: Odisha girl Sunita Lakra to lead Team India

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Experienced hockey defender from Odisha Sunita Lakra has been selected to lead the 18-member Indian women’s team for the upcoming Asian Champions Trophy Hockey Tournament to be played in Korea from May 13. The 27-year-old Sundergarh girl will be leading the team in absence of Rani Rampal who has been rested for the […]

CWG 2018: Four Odia players in Indian women’s hockey squad

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: Four female hockey players from Odisha, Sunita Lakra, Namita Toppo, Deep Grace Ekka and Lilima Minz have been picked in the Indian Women’s Hockey squad for the upcoming Commonwealth Games to be held in Gold Coast, Australia from April 4 to April 15. The 18-member women’s squad for the prestigious competition was announced […]

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Five Odisha girls in hockey squad to play 5-match series against NZ

New Delhi: Odisha girls Deep Grace Ekka, Sunita Lakra, Namita Toppo, Lilima Minz and Anupa Barla will be playing the five-match upcoming Test series against New Zealand, starting from May 14 at Midlands. Striker Rani Rampal will skipper the 20-member Indian women’s hockey squad. Veteran defender Sushila Chanu Pukhrambam, who is making a comeback after […]

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Rs 60 lakh bonanza for 6 Rio qualifiers from Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announced Rs 60 lakh cash special incentive for six sportswomen of the state, who have qualified for the Rio Olympics beginning from August 5. The six sportspersons—sprinters Dutee Chand and Srabani Nanda and four hockey players Deep Grace Ekka, Namita Toppo, Lilima Minz and Sunita Lakra—would receive Rs 10 […]